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Mary Oliver never fails to blow my mind. Check out her description of the “richly spiced residue” of the season in Fall Song. And remember, in this last “boisterous” moment of fall, “how everything lives, shifting from one bright vision to another”…

autumn ivy

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2 thoughts on “289/365

  1. Your image expresses the “richly spiced residue” perfectly, the leaves have such robust colours that carry the glow of life even as they crumble into earth. I do enjoy Mary Oliver’s writing — thank you for sharing this poem… her words are perfect for this season: “…and like us longing/to stay…”

  2. My computer wouldn’t let me check out the reference you made, but this is so pretty, I love your use of all the seasons.

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